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WARF: Investing in Research for 90 years +

Nov. 2: WARF is a nonprofit, independent foundation that has a primary purpose to support, encourage and aid the scientific research mission of the UW-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research.  As such....

Diversity Committee Adds Social Events Before "Go Big Read"

The PLATO Diversity Committee has added several social opportunities for PLATO members reading Matthew Desmond's Evicted. Come, meet, share insights with others before and/or after Big Read Events!

Tour and Lunch at the New MatC Culinary Arts Facility

Nov. 9:  PLATO members will tour and dine at Madison College's newly completed $15.6 million state-of-the-art culinary training center at its main Truax campus. The new facility will allow the school to increase enrollment in....


Chicago a la Carte:

 Holiday Tour

Nov. 17: Come join us aboard the PLATO bus on our a la carte holiday tour into downtown Chicago where you may choose among four locations from which to begin your holiday adventure.

The Royale

@ Milwaukee Rep

Nov. 2: Jay “The Sport” Jackson wants nothing more than to prove he’s the best boxer in the world but in the Jim Crow era, his chances are as good as knocked out. Inspired by the true story of the boxer who broke the color barrier

The Agora, Vol. 5 will be published in 2017

The Agora Editorial Board invites you to submit your creative work for consideration for Vol. 5. SUBMISSIONS DUE: FEBRUARY 1, 2017. Best of The Agora is available online along with pdf's of Vol. 1- 4.

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